The Florida Senate has passed a bill that deserves the attention of property owners and government entities everywhere.
In Florida, about one of every four people in prison will wind up back in prison soon after being released. We Floridians bear the cost of their new crimes, as well as the roughly $20,000 per year it costs to keep them in prison again. If Florida wants to reduce crime and not just punish criminals after the fact, we have to address every facet of how we approach criminal justice.
I’ve come to the steps of the Supreme Court of the United States, affectionately called SCOTUS, to “participate” in the oral arguments of the case Janus v. AFSCME. In January, JMI prepared and submitted a friend of the court (amicus) brief articulating our positions on why Mark Janus, a state employee from Illinois, should not be forced to pay money to an organization (a public-sector union) with which he fundamentally disagrees, all as a requirement of holding a public-sector job.